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For the purposes of s 100 of the Highways Act 1980, a ‘highway drain’ is defined as including a ditch, gutter, watercourse, soak-away, bridge,...
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Regulation (EU) No 517/2014 on fluorinated greenhouse gases—snapshotTitleRegulation (EU) No 517/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of...
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Energy and Brexit—Euratom and the UK Nuclear SectorWhat is Euratom?The Treaty establishing the European Atomic Energy Community (‘the Euratom Treaty’)...
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Flood reinsurance—the Flood Re schemeBackground to the schemeThe Association of British Insurers (ABI) and the government had an agreement, known as...
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Forfeiture of property following convictionThe power of the court to order the forfeiture of property under the Sentencing Act 2020The Sentencing Act...
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Environmental permitting—flood risk activitiesHistory of flood defence consentsThe ‘old’ system of flood defence consents, prior to 6 April 2016,...
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Land remediation reliefWhat is land remediation relief?Land remediation relief (LRR) is a relief from corporation tax for expenditure on remediating...
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Produced in partnership with Begonia Filgueira FIEMA of Acuity Law 15th Sep
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Contaminated land—radioactive contaminated landBrexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation...
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13th Sep
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Steps an Insolvency Practitioner (IP) should take when faced with contaminated landBackground to the contaminated land regime (the regime)The...
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Produced in partnership with Ashurst 18th Aug
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Contaminated land—enforcing authorities' costs recovery for remediation workWhen can costs be recovered by an enforcing authority?Subject to the...
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11th Aug
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Contaminated land—agreement on liabilitiesWhat is an agreement on liabilities?Parties to a transaction may decide to address the allocation of known...
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11th Aug
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Contaminated land—apportioning liability between membersDetermining liabilityEnforcing authorities should follow the five step procedure set out in...
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11th Aug
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Contaminated land—enforcing authorities' power to carry out remediation workWhen can enforcing authorities carry out remediation work?Enforcing...
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11th Aug
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Contaminated land—orphan linkagesWhat is an orphan linkage?An 'orphan linkage' is one where there are no appropriate persons for a significant...
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11th Aug
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Contaminated land—determinationsWho makes the determination?Local authorities (LAs) have sole responsibility for determining whether land is...
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11th Aug
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Contaminated land—identifying Class A and B appropriate personsDetermining liability for remediationIdentifying the appropriate person(s) who may be...
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11th Aug
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Contaminated land—access to contaminated landObligation to grant accessThe owner or occupier of contaminated land (grantor) has a statutory obligation...
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11th Aug
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Land contamination—issues in banking and finance transactionsLand contamination liabilitiesThe main types of liabilities associated with land...
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Contaminated land—process for determining liabilityWhat is the nature of the liability?The Environmental Protection Act 1990, Pt IIA (EPA 1990) is a...
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11th Aug
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Land contamination—issues in construction projectsManaging contaminated land liabilities is an important consideration in construction projects....
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 11th Aug
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Land contamination—issues in property transactionsLaw Society practice note on contaminated landThe Law Society issued a warning card on contaminated...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 11th Aug
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Land contamination—liability for migrationWhat causes contaminants to migrate?Contamination from historic uses or pollution spills can migrate...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 11th Aug
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Contaminated land—enforcement of remediation noticesConsequences of non-complianceIf a requirement in a remediation notice has not been carried out,...
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11th Aug
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Contaminated land—appeals against remediation noticesRight of appealAnyone served with a remediation notice under the Environmental Protection Act...
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11th Aug
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Contaminated land—enforcing authoritiesThis Practice Note outlines the contaminated land enforcing authorities in England and Wales under Part IIA of...
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11th Aug
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Contaminated land—attributing liability between groupsDetermining liabilityEnforcing authorities should follow the five step procedure set out in the...
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